Tuesday November 24, 2020

McGrath: rights watchdog ‘partisan’ on abortion

The independent TD is a member of the Oireachtas committee examining the constitutional ban on abortion

3rd September, 2017
Independent TD Mattie McGrath

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has criticised the state’s human rights body as “extremely partisan” and unable to objectively analyse Ireland’s abortion law.

McGrath, a member of the Oireachtas committee examining the constitutional ban on abortion, has strongly criticised plans to hear evidence from the human rights commissioner Emily Logan and commission member Siobhán Mullally later this year.

McGrath said in an email to the committee last month...

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